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noun [C] uk   /ˈdʌm.bel/ us  

dumbbell noun [C] (WEIGHT)

a short bar with a weight on each end that you lift up and down to make your arm and shoulder muscles strongerExercising and training

dumbbell noun [C] (PERSON)

US for dummy nounStupid and silly people
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